Wednesday, October 19, 2011

How to solve problem, "Team Foundation Services are not available from server 503"

One reason to cause this problem is the user account :TFSSERVICE, either locked or password expired.

In the event log, you will got following error event:

Application pool Microsoft Team Foundation Server Application Pool has been disabled. Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) encountered a failure when it started a worker process to serve the application pool.

1. Open Team Foundation Server admin console, find the action, "reapply the account", and input password again.
2. Reset IIS server

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